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Department of haematology and oncology

Dr. med. Ali Nuri Hunerliturkoglu
haematology, oncology

About the department

The haematology and oncology department at Helios Hospital Krefeld provides diagnostics, therapy, and rehabilitation for patients with oncological diseases and diseases of the blood, lymphatic system, and bone marrow. The department has its haematology laboratory and closely cooperates with the Institute of Pathology since making an accurate diagnosis in oncology is the most critical step in therapy. Along with surgery and radiation therapy, drug therapy is essential for modern oncological medicine. The department's patients receive treatment according to the latest scientific discoveries and always include new therapeutic approaches. In addition, the medical team oversees nearly 100 clinical trials across all disciplines. As a result, patients have the excellent opportunity to participate in new and modern therapies that are not yet approved for routine use and may open up new possibilities.

The department is certified by the German Cancer Society, which confirms the professionalism of the medical team. Once a week, specialists from the cancer centres of individual organs meet at the oncological council. These include specialist surgeons, radiation oncologists, drug therapy specialists, pathologists, radiologists, and oncology nurses. The goal of specialists is to develop recommendations for therapy that are optimally adapted to the specific clinical picture of the patient.

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Treatment and diagnostic focus of the department

Diagnosis: 

  • Tumours of the lungs, ENT and skin
  • Tumours of the visceral organs
  • Gynaecological tumours
  • Tumours of the nervous system
  • Oncology in children
  • Acute and chronic leukaemias
  • Lymphomas
  • Myeloma
  • Anemias 
  • Immune system diseases 
  • Disorders of the haemopoiesis 
  • Haemophilia
  • Von Willebrand disease

Diagnostic: 

  • Anamnesis (including family history) 
  • Physical examination 
  • Laboratory and psychological tests (tumour markers) 
  • Ultrasound examination 
  • Digital X-ray 
  • Computed tomography 
  • Magnetic resonance tomography 
  • Histological examination (microscopic examination of tissue)
  • Cytological examination (analysis of cells from the body under a microscope)
  • Molecular diagnostics

Treatment: 

  • Drug therapy 
  • Chemotherapy 
  • Immunotherapy 
  • Radiation therapy 
  • Hormonal therapy 
  • Targeted therapy 
  • Surgical treatment
  • Cryoablation 
  • Hyperthermia
  • Photodynamic therapy 
  • Other treatment procedures 
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Doctor profile

Education

  • 1998 Studied medicine at the Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf 
  • Internship at the University Hospital Duesseldorf 
  • 1999 Doctorate in the molecular genetic characteristics of intestinal tumours 
  • Training as a specialist in internal medicine

Experience

  • Senior Physician in the Stem Cell Transplant Unit at the University Hospital Duesseldorf
  • 2006 - 2015 Head of the Department of Oncology and Hematology, the Cancer Outpatient Clinic in the city of Neuss in Germany
  • 2013 - 2015 Medical Director of a large medical centre
  • From 2020 Head of the Department of haematology and oncology at the Helios Clinic Krefeld
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